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Entries in twist jewelry (5)

Reawaken Your Spring Jewelry Wardrobe with Arik Kastan

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Inspired by one of Arik Kastan's favorite kinds of flowers, the Sunflower ring will brighten your day and your finger! Each petal is adorned with an opal because the designer is all about the details!

Sunflower ring, Price: $1,300

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Feels like instant spring when you add these flower blossom studs to your earlobes. My pick for this season--get them in moonstones! You'll thank me later!

Blossom stud earrings, Price: $924

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If I had to pick a favorite, I'd say I'm just a little obsessed with the newest design--the Lunar ring! Arik Kastan hand-selected the opals and moonstones so it appears as if the phases of the moon are displayed.

Lunar ring, Price: $1,590

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Dreamy in every sense, the Ring Around the Moon padlock necklace features an iridescent moonstone surrounded by emeralds. You better have this on lock for spring!

Ring Around the Moon padlock necklace, Price: $3,180

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The Double Gypsy Cigar band will be your statement piece for spring! It is bold enough to wear on its own and versatile enough to go with just about anything.

Double Gypsy Cigar Band ring, Price: $2,290

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If you want to add one piece to your neck game for spring, let me suggest the gorgeous Evil Eye pendant necklace. It is easy to layer, goes with everything, and is totally unique! The power of protection never looked so good!

Evil Eye pendant necklace, Price: $1,840

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Gemfields Partners with MUSE, Launches at Couture 2016

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It has launched! The GEMFIELDSxMUSE collaboration has landed at Couture in Las Vegas this year and everyone is buzzing about it! Gemfields teamed up with 10 designers, including Nikos Koulis, Yossi Harari and Dezso by Sara Beltrán, each of whom has created a suite of jewelry which launched simultaneously both at Couture and for consumers (online at TWIST and Moda Operandi). The collection uses rubies and emeralds, both alone and mixed, and incorporates them into exclusive designs--all gemstones have been sourced responsibly by Gemfields. I got to view the entire collection first-hand as I arrived to Las Vegas and started off my jewelry gazing for the week. 

The GEMFIELDSxMUSE partnership aims at bringing rubies and emeralds to fashion-forward consumers at all price points. A great example of this, the delicate layer-ready pieces by Michelle Fantaci start at $880, all the way up to a cascading ruby and diamond necklace featuring 8.70 carats of Gemfields Rubies, and 13.50 carats of rose cut diamonds by Yossi Harari, priced at $86,106. I enjoyed choosing pieces that caught my eye and styling a few different looks (shown above). 

The ten designers within the collaboration with Gemfields & MUSE: Carolina Bucci, Dezso by Sara Beltrán, Elena Votsi, Holly Dyment, Michelle Fantaci, Nikos Koulis, Savannah Stranger, Silvia Furmanovich, Yossi Harari and AYA by Chelsy Davy.

This post was brought to you in collaboration with Gemfields.

Shop the pieces below via TWIST and Moda Operandi:

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January Babies: Arik Kastan Shows You How to do Garnet Right

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Warm garnet reds have this design glowing! The Marchioness ring dazzles with garnets in the center and rose cut diamonds surrounding it, forms a navette shape. A very vintage-inspired style that has come back stronger than ever. Every cool girl wants a bold cocktail ring in this silhouette and luckily Arik Kastan has tailor made one that you will not want to take off--ever!

>> Shop the Marchioness ring via the Arik Kastan site.

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Dangle a square cut garnet from your neck with this charming piece available from Greenwich Jewelers. It is paired with a heart featuring an opal set in the center, because let's face it, two is better than one! Collect more charms onto your Arik Kastan vintage-inspired necklace for a sentimental look. January babies rejoice!

>> Shop the Vintage Charm Necklace via Greenwich Jewelers.

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Arik Kastan has turned it up a notch with this ring design. Yes, you're seeing matte gold on this piece! The Flower Mandala ring is very zen, yet it is given a little kick by using such a rich color story with the deep garnets and eye-popping turquoise in the center--your new favorite gem combo. This looks incredible on the finger!

>> Shop the Flower Mandala ring via Twist.

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Are you a January baby that just wants a small touch of your birthstone, garnet?! This gem set eternity band is just what you're craving! Easily stackable with your other rings or classic enough to stand on its own. Let this be your signature style and celebrate your January birthstone with pride!

>> Shop the Thin Garnet band via London Jewelers.

Arik Kastan: New Year, New Stacks!

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Make 2014 start off with a bang by adding or recreating your ring stack! Arik Kastan rings are the prodigies of ring stacking! Whether you go for big, bold cocktail rings, like the Queen's Sceptre in a favorite gemstone combination, or small stackables, like our round cluster rings or three-stone staples.

An exciting addition to our repertoire are new gemstones and gemstone combinations. We also added some new styles--can you spot them? Splashes of lapis brighten up our original pieces and we're excited to introduce this gemstone into our collection! We went crazy for champagne diamonds and are really loving the different saturations of color with amethyst--one really light purple and one really deep! Garnet and turquoise is our latest power couple--we are loving the rich garnet color contrasting with the bright blue.

Available at: TwistRosearkGreenwich JewelersJaimie Geller Jewelry, and Zaltas Gallery.

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We can't forget our wrists! This year add a new bangle or vintage inspired bracelet from Arik Kastan to your arm party. We are obsessed with two newest additions to our bracelet brigade--the chunky square-link bracelet (pictured far left) and an etched bangle (pictured bottom right) both in Arik Kastan signature rose gold. We love how they compliment any bracelet stack and can remix any look!

Available at: TwistRosearkGreenwich JewelersJaimie Geller Jewelry, and Zaltas Gallery.

Stud Earrings from TWIST

My love affair with rings needs to calm down, so I am diverting towards stud earrings.  I found some amazing pairs over at TWIST, a jewelry boutique located in the Pacific Northwest of the US (Portland & Seattle).  Their selection is the best-of-the-best in terms of new designers.  Now the next step would be to fly out there and try on each pair! Maybe in another lifetime!

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Above: Cathy Waterman 22k blackened gold diamond flower earrings $935, Cathy Waterman 22k blue sapphire hexagonal earrings $1065, Andrea Fohrman bone and black diamond earrings in 18k gold $2300, Gurhan gold and diamond tuft earrings $860, John Iversen 18k gold hydrangea earrings $1280, Cathy Waterman turquoise overlay earrings $2390

All can be purchased at Twist.